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19 Things You Miss About Country Australia After Moving To Sydney

There's no place like home.

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1. The freedom of driving everywhere you go.

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2. And the blissful lack of traffic as well as plentiful parking spots.

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3. Back in the day you could easily walk to your friend's house.

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4. And having your family close by is something you now wish you had.

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5. There's the pleasant aspect of knowing people aren't complete strangers.

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6. Stepping outside and breathing in the fresh, non-polluted air is a feeling like no other.

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7. And nothing beats being out in nature in general.

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8. The price of rent is way cheaper in the country compared to the ridiculous city prices.

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9. And there's a higher chance of being able to rent a place with a backyard for a pet.

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10. Going out and not paying a ridiculous amount of coin for beer, wine and other alcohol was pretty awesome.

Did someone say $2 goon and juice?
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Did someone say $2 goon and juice?

11. Not to mention there's no cover charges for pubs or clubs**.

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**You know. If there was such thing as a club in your bustling little town.

12. And while it seems ridiculous, doing mainies with friends when you couldn't be bothered going out was actually pretty fun.

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What better way to check out the nightlife than drive past it and not be part of the drunken mess.

13. Though nothing was better than a good old house party with a bonfire.

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14. While the city may have ~better~ clothes stores, shopping was never an overly torturous or crowded experience.

15. And there was rarely a line-up for change rooms.

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16. The silence of the country at night makes a nice change from the traffic, planes and general hustle and bustle of the city.

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17. And the clear night sky always makes for an amazing view.

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18. As much as the city was a fun, exciting change and adventure...

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19. Deep down you love going home, because there's nothing quite like it.

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